Every Monday, The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.
Today the focus is on Catherine Best FIPG.
What you need to know about Catherine Best and her role:
- Catherine is an award winning designer at the helm of Catherine Best – a 2 generational, superb and elegant fine jewellery house.
- She has ateliers on Jersey and Guernsey islands, both picturesque and housed in architecturally distinctive windmills. Additionally as of summer 2017, a boutique at 1 Albemarle Street in Mayfair, one of London’s smart districts.
- Catherine’s thoughts on her start in the jewellery world:
“I worked like crazy, struggling to build up stock. It made me very aware that I had to get it right first time”. After beginning at craft fairs and building an incredible client list, she then grew her company further.
- On working and family life in the windmill, Catherine said: “We feel so lucky to live and work in such a historic and prominent landmark. The setting is magical.”
Following the success of ateliers on Jersey and Guernsey, in summer 2017 Catherine Best opened a new boutique, at 1 Albemarle Street in Mayfair.